A member of Parliament to Disraeli: “Sir, you will either die on the gallows or of some unspeakable disease.

“That depends, Sir, “ said Disraeli, “whether I embrace your policies or your mistress.”

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“He had delusions of adequacy .” – Walter Kerr

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“He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.” – Winston Churchill

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“I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.” – Clarence Darrow

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“He has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to the dictionary.” – William Faulkner (about Ernest Hemingway)

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“Thank you for sending me a copy of your book; I’ll waste no time reading it.” – Moses Hadas

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“I didn’t attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.” – Mark Twain

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